Architect Paul Williams in Front of the Theme Building
Architect Paul Williams in Front of the Theme Building
Paul Williams

1894 - 1980Paul R. Williams was one of the most well known 20th Century African American architects. During an age when racial prejudice ran strong, Williams overcame barriers and became a favored architect in Hollywood.Early in his career, Williams designed mostly houses, but in the 1950s and 1960s he designed some of the most distinctive public buildings in Los Angeles. Williams’s best-known building is probably the Theme Building at Los Angeles International Airport, which he designed with William Pereira.http://www.blackpast.org/?q=aaw/williams-paul-r-1894-1980




Paul Williams, a Black American, became renown for designing major buildings such the Los Angeles International Airport and over 2000 homes in Southern California. Many of the most beautiful houses in Hollywood were created by Paul Williams.
Paul Williams, a Black American, became renown for designing major buildings such the Los Angeles International Airport and over 2000 homes in Southern California. Many of the most beautiful houses in Hollywood were created by Paul Williams.




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